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Picture of Momo the Monkey Mug

Designed By:

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Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.

Momo the Monkey Mug

Sure to put a smile on your face is the silly Momo the Monkey mug! Give him personality plus with some Duncan® Concepts Underglazes and this little guy is ready to be your hot beverage pal.

  1. Wipe mug with damp sponge to remove bisque dust.
  2. Brush monkey’s face and inner ears with three coats Light Blush. Let dry.
  3. Brush some Bright Pink across nose and cheeks.
  4. Paint eyes, head area around face and around ears with Bright Ginger. Let dry.
  5. Use Liner brush to paint Black pupils in eyes, fine eyelashes, inside nostrils and line in mouth.
  6. Brush fine short lines around hairline and head to resemble hair. Let dry.
  7. Lightly with pencil draw approximate 1” stripes down mug handle.
  8. Brush three coats Neon Chartreuse around monkey’s head and remainder of mug.
  9. Continue brushing three coats of Chartreuse to every other stripe down handle.  Let dry.
  10. Place cup on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
  11. Pour some Pure Brilliance inside mug and roll around to coat insides. Pour out excess glaze into a clean container.
  12. Brush two coats Pure Brilliance to remaining stripes on handle, bottom of mug and a light coat to outer mug. Let dry.
  13. Stilt mug on kiln shelf and fire to cone 06.
 Print

Miscellaneous:

  • Potter's sponge
  • Container for water
  • Foil or foam plate for palette
  • Paper towels
  • Pencil

Designed By:

http://www.ilovetocreate.com/content/images/thumbs/0048126_250.jpeg

Suzie Shinseki

Suzie works as a Senior Designer at iLoveToCreate®. She has been involved with art since childhood, and her passion has continued throughout her life. She honed her natural talents by attending the Academy of Arts in San Francisco on scholarship, art classes at San Jose City College. She works with various media and substrates. You can find her masterpieces on painted signs, murals, people and animal portraiture, mold design, sculptures, ceramic projects and fabric paint designs. Her commercial endeavors include children’s coloring books, illustrative designs for bags, brochures and cards. Her exceptional illustration skills have brought her many jobs as a fashion illustrator for designers in Hong Kong and Hawaii.